A gaggle of younger boys from Taunsa Sharif have put a singular spin on Noor Jehan’s tune “Mahi Ve”, reworking the long-lasting Punjabi ghazal right into a catchy reminder to watch coronavirus security protocols amid a deadly new wave.
Pakistan’s instances have witnessed a gradual rise, remaining above 5,000 since April 17, whereas 73 and 157 deaths have been recorded day by day on this interval, indicating that the virus has taken on a extra contagious and deadly kind.
Nonetheless, the state of affairs didn’t simply take a sudden flip for the more serious. It has been worrying because the begin of the 12 months, with at the least 1,000 new instances registered every day with out fail.
Amid the more and more alarming state of affairs, wherein individuals as a substitute of being extra cautious, are seen throwing warning to the wind, there have been many efforts by the federal government and media organisations in tandem, to coach the individuals in regards to the significance of religiously abiding by security measures.
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The campaigns appear to not have taken maintain.
At such a time, the parody monitor by the three boys, who’ve cleverly taken a longtime melody beloved by individuals throughout the nation and turned it right into a enjoyable reminder, might assist make issues higher.
It was launched in December and sung by “Ramzan jani” in keeping with the video description.
Mahi Ve Hath Dho ke Aaween
(O good friend, wash your fingers earlier than you come)
Khud midday corona tu bachaween
(Shield your self from coronavirus)
Sohnay sajnon kerlo corona da khayal ay
(Pricey pals, be cautious of coronavirus)
Hath tu milaana veen nahi
(Do not shake fingers)
Jhappi tu vee paani nahi
(And do not hug anybody)
Pareen pareen rahi tu dholna
(Maintain a distance from everybody)
Nachna tu maari nerhay
(Do not dance too shut collectively)
Khangi na tu kissay uttay
(And do not cough in anybody’s path)
Mukhray te masks paa lena
(Cowl your face with a masks)
Mahi tu gharon bahir na jaaveen
(Do not step out of your properties)
Yaraan na ghar tu na bulaveen
(And do not name your pals to yours)
The boys, nonetheless, weren’t the primary to have given the tune a contemporary spin. In reality, the parody can initially be credited to an older gentleman who launched a video a 12 months in the past, on March 31, 2020.